South West, Western Australia, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to South West, Western Australia, Australia? If you're planning to go to South West, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to South West, Western Australia, Australia

Based on the climate and weather in South West, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for South West, Western Australia, Australia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in South West, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for South West, Western Australia, Australia by month

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January

January here is consistently hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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February

February for South West can be sweltering and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

March for South West is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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April

Traveling to South West in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

May in South West is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June in South West is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

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July

In July, South West is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for South West, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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August

August in South West is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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September

September in South West is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 35 F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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October

If you go to South West in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

November for South West is a perfect temperature and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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December

December in this region is consistently hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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Activities for South West, Western Australia, Australia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for South West.

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